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Post  sceleste54 on 1/27/2012, 9:06 pm

Just finished my first EVER totally fresh organic broccoli. 30 minutes from garden to table and not a blemish on it. Boy was it ever good !!

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Post  llama momma on 1/27/2012, 9:08 pm

Congratulations! cheers
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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/27/2012, 9:08 pm

You ate it and we didn't even get a picture Crybaby

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Post  sceleste54 on 1/27/2012, 9:13 pm

There wasn't a whole lot. I have 4 plants and there was one good sized flower head on each one. I'm hoping they do the side shoot thing and I get lots more..Smile I'm sure if the weather starts warming up too much the bugs will be a problem but so far the winter has been just cold enough to deter them.

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Post  Luci Dawson on 1/28/2012, 9:41 am

nKedrOoStEr wrote:You ate it and we didn't even get a picture Crybaby
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Post  newstart on 1/28/2012, 10:00 am

+2 no pictures thats just a tease
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Post  quiltbea on 1/28/2012, 11:34 am

You should get lots of side shoots soon. Just be sure to harvest them before it gets too hot or the broccoli will go to seed. Enjoy.
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Post  squaredeal on 1/28/2012, 12:42 pm

I've got some frozen broccoli, but its still in the ground .... don't think anyone wants any photos of that!
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Post  gwennifer on 1/28/2012, 9:38 pm

@squaredeal wrote:I've got some frozen broccoli, but its still in the ground .... don't think anyone wants any photos of that!

Ha! I just pulled my frozen broccoli yesterday finally!

+3 on the no photo thing. Tease indeed. Razz
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Post  plantoid on 1/29/2012, 2:56 pm

@sceleste54 wrote:Just finished my first EVER totally fresh organic broccoli. 30 minutes from garden to table and not a blemish on it. Boy was it ever good !!

Slowcoach.. what kept you ? Wink
Today ours took 6 minutes , ....not even time for pictures. Laughing
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Post  elliephant on 2/5/2012, 10:03 am

My broccoli is starting to form heads right now and the timing couldn't be better as we have cooler temps in the forecast for the next week...60s and rainy. We've been in the upper 80s a lot, so I'm excited that the heads are forming in the midst of a cool spell and I won't have to worry about them bolting on me.

But we also don't have anything below 50 in the forecast, so it's really beginning to look like my tomatoes will make it through the winter and I'll be enjoying them all spring!

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